Christy DeYoung is Founder and President of Jet RVSM Services, LLC, an Oregon based aviation services company. Jet RVSM combines regulatory expertise and technical writing to assist aircraft operators with international special airspace and equipment authorizations, safety management systems and related flight department FAA-compliance activities. Christy graduated from UC Davis with a BA in English and a minor in Art History. Before airplanes, her passion was riding horses. She was the IHSA (Intercollegiate Horse Show Association) Regional Champion in reining and equitation her junior year in college.
Christy started her aviation career at Cessna Citation Service Center in Sacramento, and shortly after transitioned to Wichita as a customer support engineer in the new Citation RVSM Services Department. She earned her private pilot’s license and instrument rating through the Cessna Employee Flying Club in 2005. While at Cessna, Christy recognized an industry need to assist operators of other types of aircraft with FAA authorizations. The FAA approval process can be frustrating and time consuming, and she realized she could use her expertise to start her own company.
Since founding Jet RVSM Services in 2006, Christy has assisted 5,000+ operators with obtaining FAA authorizations to conduct RVSM, NAT HLA, RNP-10 and CPDLC operations. She has also performed hundreds of RVSM height monitoring flights on a range of aircraft throughout the U.S. and beyond, including Canada, Guatemala, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, China, Hong Kong, UAE and Afghanistan. She also assists the Northern California Business Aviation Association (NCBAA) in their marketing and member communications. When she’s not glued to the computer reading through FAA regulatory material, she enjoys traveling and playing with her twin niece and nephew.
Paul is a graduate of the University of Washington and the Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College. He has been a lawyer in Vancouver, WA for over 40 years. He is semi-retired from law practice.
He served in the US Army both in the active and reserve components for 23 years. He served in Vietnam with the 101stAirborne Division and later served as a Special Forces officer for 12 years. He retired from the Army in 1996 as a Lieutenant Colonel. He continues to be active as a counselor and mentor to veterans dealing with post traumatic stress issues.
Paul is a commercial pilot, CFII, and MEI. In addition to providing flight instruction, he has worked as a charter pilot, jump plane pilot, and fire surveillance pilot for Weyerhaeuser.
He is married to his law partner, Connie Henderson. They live in a log home on top of a mountain in SW Washington state.
Mr. Fuegi was born and educated in Zurich, Switzerland. A real estate, development , and hospital professional, he is a managing member of Procor, LLC and Suisse Management, LLC, as well as managing partner of CRH Partners, LLC. Mr. Fuegi has a long history of philanthropic work, most recently as board president of National Ability Center, Park City, UT and previously the attaché to the Swiss Olympic Team 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City. He has been an AFW volunteer pilot since 2000.